I had the chance a few months back to meet Murray Sabrin at a conservative libertarian presidential caucus sponsored by Michael Illions and the folks at Conservatives With an Attitude. Prof. Murray was there to stump for Congressman Ron Paul for president. I was there live blogging.
Sabrin’s advocacy won the day as Paul walked away with the most votes and the endorsement of NJ’s conservative libertarian elite. No surprise there. Now, Ron Paul is returning the favor by coming to the Garden State to help raise some cash. Seems like the ‘you scratch my back and I’ll scratch yours’ dealmaking works for Republicans, Democrats -----and Libertarians, too.
Murray and Ron have been good buds for more than 25 years and are on a “parallel course, focusing on the monetary issues," according to Prof. Sabrin.
Good thing they are simpatico on those issues. Not too many in New Jersey are. Paul’s campaign garnered just 5% here.
Sabrin is executive director of the Center for Business and Public Policy at Ramapo College, where he teaches finance. Ron Paul is a Congressman from the 14th district in Texas, who has yet to end his presidential bid.
According to a poll reported in the Press of Atlantic City, “…the poll found either Rep. Rob Andrews or incumbent Sen. Frank Lautenberg would mop the floor with any of the announced Republican candidates.”
So it goes, Prof.